25 STATE NORMAL SCHOOL.
COURSES OF STUDY.
The Branch Normal School will this year offer two courses of study.
1. The first three years of the regular four years' course leading to a Normal certificate.
2 A preparatory course for students over eighteen years of age who are not prepared to do the work of the Normal course.
The Normal Course.
REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION.
Applicants for admission to the first year of the Normal school must be at least fifteen years of age, and must pass satisfactory examinations in arithmetic, English grammar and composition, physiology, geography, United States history, reading, and spelling. The required amounts of these respective studies are as follows
Arithmetic.-Prime and composite numbers; greatest common divisor and least common multiple; common and decimal fractions; denominate numbers, including linear measure, square measure, cubic measure, liquid measure, dry measure, avoirdupois weight, United States money, and percentage, including interest, bank and true discount, etc.
A satisfactory treatment of these subjects may be found in Harper's Second Book in Arithmetic, or in Fish's, White's, Appleton's Arithmetic.
Geography.-A knowledge of the relative locations of principal nations, and names and locations of their capitals and chief cities, a good knowledge of the principal river and mountain systems of the earth; a good knowledge of the principal capes, islands, gulfs, bays, seas, etc., of the earth; the chief industries and products of the principal nations. A minute knowledge of the United States, and particularly of Utah, will be required.
Barnes's or Frye's Complete Geography will furnish needful preparation.
English Grammar, Composition, Reading, and Spelling.-The applicant should be able to recognize and define all the parts of speech and to tell their respective varieties; to decline nouns and pronouns and understand their properties; to compare adjectives and adverbs; to explain regular and